Revo is proud to announce two additions to its Executive Team: Gabor Kereszturi as Managing Director, Europe and Linda Laube in the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Business Development.
Gabor Kereszturi joins as Managing Director of Revo’s newly established European office, based in London. Gabor is a seasoned entrepreneur who co-founded and managed the market-leading optical retail chains in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia which was acquired by GrandVision in 2006. Following that, he spent six years with the HAL Group, as Regional CEO at GrandVision and Regional Director, UK and Northern Europe, at Safilo. Gabor also founded a London-based consulting practice that specialized in expert advice on the optical industry to global management consulting, investment and private equity firms.
A strategic Marketing and Business Development Executive, Linda Laube has 25+ years of experience working for a number of industry and category leaders including Marchon Eyewear and most recently Liberty Sport. Linda will be focused on growing the Revo business in the optical and specialty channels in North America and further developing Revo’s strategic partnerships.
Cliff Robinson, President of Revo Sunglasses stated, “Our team has never been stronger. Gabor was consulting with us and we knew right away his experience and expertise was invaluable. It was immediately apparent that we had a great partnership. We are thrilled to have someone of Linda’s caliber join the team at the same time. I know she will make an immediate impact and play an integral role in realizing our long-term goals for Revo. Its an honor for me to now work with such strong and talented people ”
Revo was founded in 1985 by NASA optical engineer Mitch Ruda. Revo was the first sunglasses brand to feature NASA technology in its lenses, an advanced coating that offers a superior view in any condition and effectively protects the eyes from harmful radiation. More than three decades later, Revo continues to build on its rich tradition of technology and innovation by offering the clearest, most advanced, high-contrast polarized eyewear in the world. Revo is distributed in the optical channel by Clearvision in the USA and Centennial in Canada.